By Douglas Alexander, May 23, 2008
This week’s Palestine Investment Conference can change the face of the region
The path to peace in the Middle East is as rocky as it is long. Progress has been arduous, sometimes non-existent, and it is not surprising that at times hope has fallen by the wayside.
Today, once again, we are at a fork in the road. One route leads to continued conflict, the other potentially to lasting peace. For everyone in the region, that would be a great prize. After decades of bloodshed and hatred, there is a chance of a brighter future.